An Act To establish a National Memorial to Woodrow Wilson

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Summary

There is established in the Smithsonian Institution a Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a Board of Trustees of the Center. The Board of Trustees shall be composed of fifteen members and shall include the Secretary of State; the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare; the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; the Librarian of Congress; the Archivist of the United States; one appointed by the President from time to time from within the Federal Government; and eight appointed by the President from private life. Provisions are set forth concerning terms of office, powers and duties of the Board, and administration. Funds are authorized to be appropriated to the Board to carry out the purposes of this Act. No more than $200,000 shall be authorized for appropriation through fiscal year 1970 and no part of that appropriation shall be available for construction purposes.

Subject

  • Wilson, Woodrow 1856-1924
  • Archivist of the United States
  • Librarian of Congress
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
  • United States Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • United States. Secretary of State
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)
  • United States President

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 82 Stat. 1356
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

This act may be cited as the "Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968."

Contained within

82 Stat. 1356 (1968); Pub. L. No. 90-637 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1969
  • 10/24/1968

Topic

  • Board of Trustees
  • Museum finance
  • Memorials
  • Secretaries
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars--Board of Trustees

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 1356-59

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